Gov. Kathleen Sebelius vetoed a bill that would have stripped health and environment chief Rod Bremby of authority to go beyond federal pollution limits in denying air-quality permits for two coal-fired plants near Holcomb.
The Legislature passed the bill shortly before adjourning April 3. But the 74-48 vote fell 10 short of the number needed to override a veto. Supporters said then that they planned to use the break to win over more votes.
Here is the text of her news release. Read More